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public economy of urban communities

Conference on Urban Public Expenditures (2nd 1964 New York, N.Y.)

public economy of urban communities

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by Conference on Urban Public Expenditures (2nd 1964 New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Resources for the Future; distributed by Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- United States,
  • Municipal finance -- United States,
  • Municipal government -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Julius Margolis.
    ContributionsMargolis, Julius., Resources for the Future. Committee on Urban Economics.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14068679M
    LC Control Number65026179
    OCLC/WorldCa261204

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